Purnululu National Park World Heritage Area

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Purnululu National Park World Heritage Area is a 29.7 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Warmun, Western Australia, Australia and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
29.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
3471 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

historic site

Experience the wonders of Purnululu National Park and the Bungle Bungle Range. The towering rocky domes of the Bungle Bungle Range in Purnululu National Park have enchanted people with their majestic beauty since the beginning of time. First the Djaru and Kija (pronounced Gid-ja) Aboriginal people of the Kimberley region of Western Australia lived near and amoung the ethereal rock forms. They inhabited the region for thousands of years, living a hunter gatherer lifestyle, in harmony with the ancient landscape. Today nearly 50,000 people per year travel to this remote corner of Australia to experience the Bungle Bungle Range's astonishing natural beauty. There is something incredibly special about this wild assortment of gorges, canyons and towering rocky domes. The beehive domes and rocks of the Bungle Bungle change color as the sun progresses across the sky, from brown to red, orange and gold while palm trees provide a striking green contrast to the rock. You can experience this geological wonderland in a number of ways. Soar above the range in a fixed wing plane or chopper or set out on foot on one of the many hiking trails. There are two public camping areas and a number of tour companies that provide more up-market accommodation in the park. Soak up the park, the Bungles and enjoy the blaze of the milky way strewn across the outbacks velvety black night sky. The Bungles is truly magic - experience it for yourself.

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